Nicole Kidman on Getting Back to Work After Divorce

Aired on 11/08/2002 | CC tv-pg
Even during the rockiest of times, Nicole Kidman kept her spirits strong. In 2001, after more than a decade married to fellow actor Tom Cruise, Tom filed for divorce, citing "irreconcilable differences." Despite being consumed by the emotional and legal battles that ensued, the actress went right back to work, this time to star in the drama The Hours, for which she would go on to earn an Oscar® in 2003.

Ultimately, she told Oprah during a 2002 appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show, one positive comment from a waitress helped her realize that the low points in life help us appreciate the highs. Here, Nicole opens up about her feelings during that delicate time and the growth that came out of it.